Emirates temporarily suspends check-in for passengers

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Emirates Airline have temporarily suspended check-in services for passengers flying out of Dubai due to repercussions following heavy rains that hit the UAE.

The measure has been implemented with immediate effect, and will be in place until midnight, Thursday, April 18. 

In a statement sent to ARN News, the carrier explained it's "due to operational challenges caused by bad weather and road conditions".

Affected passengers are requested to check flight schedules and contact their airline or booking agent for further support.

The airline added that travellers who "are already in transit will be able to continue on their flight, while delays are expected for departures and arrivals".


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